versión impresa ISSN 1909-2474
SUAREZ R, Nelly del Carmen. RURAL PROCESSES AND DYNAMICS: A reading from the gender approach. Luna Azul [online]. 2008, n.27, pp. 94-103. ISSN 1909-2474.
This document gives theoretical and empirical elements in order to enrich the reflection on processes and dynamics which are involved in the day-to-day life of rural men and women. The first part explicitly describes some considerations on: a) the rural environment, highlighting the main characteristics of what has been called New Rurality, and b) the gender approach, focusing on the circumstances of rural women. After a quick contextualization of this empirical study, in geophysical and demographical terms, some considerations about the life conditions of the men and women who live in the municipal rural settlement of San Peregrino, in Manizales, Caldas, Colombia.
Palabras llave : Gender; rural environment; development; poverty.